City may allow online parking ticket appeals

Last week a City Council committee considered legislation that would require the Bureau of Administrative Adjudication, which handles parking-ticket appeals, to allow citizens to fight tickets online or by phone.

Right now, for most of us, fighting an unfair parking ticket means taking a day off work and spending it in a waiting room — or else just deciding,“screw it, it’s not worth it” and paying up.On this week’s It’s Our Money podcast, Doron Taussig quizzes Juliana Reyes about the scene on an average day in the BAA waiting room — including the difficult choice people face when they have to go to the bathroom.We also break down the arguments for and against holding parking ticket appeals online or by phone.

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